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September 20, 1990
Robert Berg, sailing out of the Oklahoma City Boat Club, won the fourth race of the 10-race Mallory Cup series Wednesday and extended his lead in overall standings to seven points over Santa Barbara Yacht Club sailor Scott Deardorff. Berg finished third Tuesday and had finishes of fourth, second and first in the three races sailed Wednesday out of the King Harbor Yacht Club at Redondo Beach.
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November 14, 2010 | By Mary Umberger, Reporting from Chicago
I shudder to think how complicated it could get if President Obama's family were to remodel their home in Chicago's Kenwood neighborhood, considering the security labyrinth that surrounds what's going on at the house next door. "It's a detailed scheduling exercise," said Robert Berg with considerable understatement. Berg is president of Foster Design Build, the Chicago company that's handling the gut remodeling of 5040 S. Greenwood Ave., next door to the Obama home. A Chicago plastic surgeon and his wife bought the home in April for $1.4 million, according to media reports.
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NEWS
November 15, 2001
Cornerstone Theater Company presents a series of 21 plays with music, created through collaborations with communities of faith in L.A.: "The Green Parrots Speak," by Roxanne Rogers; "Note From the Bottom of the Well," by Ferdinand Lewis; "The Swami and the Sisters: Vivekananda in Pasadena," by Robert Berg; "They Simply Said Enter," by Antonia Smits; and "Glimpse," a film play by Page Leong. Today and Friday, 6:30 p.m.; Saturday, 2 and 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m. At New Horizon School, 651 N.
NEWS
November 15, 2001
Cornerstone Theater Company presents a series of 21 plays with music, created through collaborations with communities of faith in L.A.: "The Green Parrots Speak," by Roxanne Rogers; "Note From the Bottom of the Well," by Ferdinand Lewis; "The Swami and the Sisters: Vivekananda in Pasadena," by Robert Berg; "They Simply Said Enter," by Antonia Smits; and "Glimpse," a film play by Page Leong. Today and Friday, 6:30 p.m.; Saturday, 2 and 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m. At New Horizon School, 651 N.
NEWS
March 11, 1989 | MARK LANDSBAUM and TRACY WOOD, Times Staff Writers
The flamboyant former Highway Patrol officer killed in ambush at the gate of his Brea hilltop home tried to buy the notorious Mustang Club topless bar in Santa Ana before its operator was also killed in a gangland-style shooting 2 years ago, a confidential informant told authorities.
BUSINESS
November 14, 2010 | By Mary Umberger, Reporting from Chicago
I shudder to think how complicated it could get if President Obama's family were to remodel their home in Chicago's Kenwood neighborhood, considering the security labyrinth that surrounds what's going on at the house next door. "It's a detailed scheduling exercise," said Robert Berg with considerable understatement. Berg is president of Foster Design Build, the Chicago company that's handling the gut remodeling of 5040 S. Greenwood Ave., next door to the Obama home. A Chicago plastic surgeon and his wife bought the home in April for $1.4 million, according to media reports.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 1, 1991 | JANICE ARKATOV, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
"You've had the disease, you've attended the demonstration. Now see the musical!" That unusual rallying cry is for "AIDS! The Musical!," premiering Friday at Highways in Santa Monica, the final entry in the theater's third annual Ecce Lesbo/Ecce Homo gay and lesbian performance festival.
BUSINESS
December 25, 2001 | Bloomberg News
Interfoods of America Inc. said Chief Executive Robert Berg and President Steve Wemple agreed to buy the shares of Interfoods they don't already own to take the franchisee of Popeyes Chicken & Biscuits restaurants private. Interfoods shareholders will receive notes valued at $1.45 a share, the Miami-based company said. Shares of Interfoods rose 10 cents, or 13%, to 90 cents in over-the-counter trading.
NEWS
March 9, 1989 | From Times staff and wire service reports
A wealthy businessman with interests in horses was slain ambush-style today in a fusillade of gunfire at his chauffeur-driven limousine at the gates of his Brea estate in the posh Carbon Canyon area. The victim was Horace Joseph McKenna, 46, a former member of the California Highway Patrol who trained his Arabian horses on the estate and owned bars in Los Angeles. The motive for the 12:39 a.m. killing was not known.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 4, 1987 | SANDRA CROCKETT, Times Staff Writer
Three transients arrested in Costa Mesa are suspected of soliciting money from hundreds of Southern Californians by posing as representatives of a charity, police said Friday. They were arrested after the Rev. Paul E. Thomas, pastor of Costa Mesa's Church of Christ, received a telephone call Wednesday asking for a donation to help an "abused and destitute young woman" return to her home in Northern California. Thomas agreed.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 1, 1991 | JANICE ARKATOV, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
"You've had the disease, you've attended the demonstration. Now see the musical!" That unusual rallying cry is for "AIDS! The Musical!," premiering Friday at Highways in Santa Monica, the final entry in the theater's third annual Ecce Lesbo/Ecce Homo gay and lesbian performance festival.
SPORTS
September 20, 1990
Robert Berg, sailing out of the Oklahoma City Boat Club, won the fourth race of the 10-race Mallory Cup series Wednesday and extended his lead in overall standings to seven points over Santa Barbara Yacht Club sailor Scott Deardorff. Berg finished third Tuesday and had finishes of fourth, second and first in the three races sailed Wednesday out of the King Harbor Yacht Club at Redondo Beach.
NEWS
March 11, 1989 | MARK LANDSBAUM and TRACY WOOD, Times Staff Writers
The flamboyant former Highway Patrol officer killed in ambush at the gate of his Brea hilltop home tried to buy the notorious Mustang Club topless bar in Santa Ana before its operator was also killed in a gangland-style shooting 2 years ago, a confidential informant told authorities.
NEWS
August 1, 1986 | Associated Press
A handful of trash haulers picked up garbage Thursday as negotiations continued in a 16-day strike by 7,000 city workers that has stopped buses and trash pickups. Teamsters leaders said hundreds of members of their union crossed picket lines and returned to work Thursday. But officers of the striking American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees said far fewer Teamsters worked.
REAL ESTATE
April 6, 1986
Paul Mazzeo has been installed as president of the Los Angeles County Painting & Decorating Contractors Assn. by his father, Francis Mazzeo, president of Mazzeo Painting. The event took place at the Biltmore. Also installed were Bill Ray of Cor-Ray Painting, vice president; Jack Henry of Henry & Sons, treasurer, and Robert Johnson of Johnson & Johnson Painting, secretary.
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